Tag Archives: Japan

In Dejima with the Dutch East India Company

I tore myself away from the Tudor court briefly for this one, which has a final scene in Holland, so I have counted it there, rather than feel I’m spinning my wheels progress-wise as I read these books that otherwise … Continue reading

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Back with a quick run through Iran, Italy, Spain, Japan, and Narnia

I’ve been away a long time. I have been caught up in job searching and moving to Texas and in prepping for the courses I now teach at Lamar University. My time for reading has taken a huge hit, but … Continue reading

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In Post-War Japan

I’m back to the Alphabonkers challenge and my trip around the world with another 1001 Books list entry. I have read Ishiguro before, and liked his work very much. I found this novel somewhat less engaging than The Remains of … Continue reading

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Places I’d Like to Return To

Yeah, yeah. The title should be “Places To Which I’m Dying to Return” or something. Grammar FAIL. Oh Well. Pictures are in the links this time. Japan.  I lived there for 6 months in 1988.  It was really overwhelming at … Continue reading

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